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Breaking News, 2020
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Mariners-Giants series shifts to San Francisco

by Mike Spector | Mariners Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 16th 10:22am ET

The two-game series that was supposed to be played in Seattle between the Mariners and San Francisco Giants has been moved to San Francisco in a decision that was agreed upon by both teams and the union. The move comes as a result of the poor air quality in the Pacific Northwest... View More

Trends

Weary Mets and Marlins meet for one quick game on Monday

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 31st 9:25am ET

The Miami Marlins and New York Mets will play one quick game on Monday afternoon to make up for the game they protested last week as part of the Black Lives Matter protest. The Mets are -250 moneyline favorites according to DraftKings Sportsbook... View More

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Sunday's Athletics-Astros game postponed due to positive coronavirus test

by Mike Spector | Athletics Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 30th 12:39pm ET

Sunday's contest between the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros has been postponed due to a positive coronavirus test in Oakland's organization... View More

Line Movements

Padres starter makes major league debut Tuesday against the Rangers

by Mike Spector | Padres Correspondent |
Tue, Aug 18th 9:26am ET

San Diego Padres starter Adrian Morejon is making his major league debut Tuesday afternoon when they meet the Texas Rangers. According to BettingPros consensus odds, only William Hill Sportsbook has a line posted for the game thus far. They instilled the Padres as -130 moneyline favorites while the Rangers are +120 underdogs... View More

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Pirates-Reds game on Saturday up in the air after a positive coronavirus test

by Mike Spector | Reds Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 15th 6:31am ET

The decision on whether or not to play Saturday's game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday. The Reds had opened as -225 moneyline favorites according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Injuries

Mets odds vs. Phillies plummet after deGrom scratched from start

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Fri, Aug 14th 4:45pm ET

The Mets opened as -190 moneyline favorites over the Philadelphia Phillies. However, after news broke that Jacob deGrom was scratched from his start due to neck stiffness, New York's odds plummeted all the way to +100 underdogs, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Mets listed as -125 favorites over Nationals after late pitching announcement

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 12th 5:58pm ET

The New York Mets were the last team on Wednesday's slate to announce their starting pitching decision. Once they listed Robert Gsellman as their starter, they opened as -125 moneyline favorites over the Washington Nationals, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Mets odds hold steady depsite Cespedes opt-out

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 9:59am ET

Prior to the season starting, the New York Mets had odds of +325 to win the National League East. Currently, they have odds of +290 according to FanDuel Sportsbook, which lowered from +270 after slugger Yoenis Cespedes opted out of the 2020 season... View More

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Cardinals-Brewers line remains off the board while awaiting MLB's decision

by Mike Spector | Cardinals Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:17am ET

After Friday's series opener between the Cardinals and Brewers was postponed due to two St. Louis players testing positive for coronavirus, the line for today's matchup remains off the board while the teams await MLB's decision on tonight's status... View More

Line Movements

Braves starter to be on pitch count against the Mets on Saturday

by Mike Spector | Braves Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:12am ET

According to Braves manager Brian Snitker, Atlanta starter Touki Toussaint is likely to be limited to 75 pitches on Saturday against the New York Mets... View More

Angels futures odds dip after Mike Trout is placed on the paternity leave list

by Mike Spector | Angels Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 8:58am ET

Shortly after the news of Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander's injury, the Los Angeles Angels saw their odds to win the AL West division improve to +450. However, the Angels will be without star outfielder Mike Trout for the next couple of days as he is expecting the birth of his first child. As a result, the Angels are currently +480 to win the division, according to FanDuel Sportsbook... View More

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Orioles-Marlins game once again postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

by Mike Spector | Marlins Correspondent |
Tue, Jul 28th 3:30pm ET

For the second day in a row, the game between the Baltimore Orioles and Miami Marlins has been postponed due to the recent coronavirus outbreak... View More

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Yankees-Phillies game once again postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Tue, Jul 28th 3:27pm ET

For the second day in a row, the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies have had their game postponed due to the recent coronavirus outbreak... View More

Line Movements

Monday's Orioles-Marlins game postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

by Mike Spector | Marlins Correspondent |
Mon, Jul 27th 1:22pm ET

The Miami Marlins were the first team to have a serious coronavirus outbreak, as 13 players and coaches have tested positive in the last 48 hours. Yesterday's starter Jose Urena was a late scratch yesterday after testing positive, and the team had already announced a change in their travel plans back home so as to keep as safely within the precautions as possible... View More

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Yankees-Phillies game postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Mon, Jul 27th 1:19pm ET

The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies game on Monday has been postponed due to a recent coronavirus outbreak. The concern is over the news that 13 players and coaches have tested positive from the Miami Marlins, who was Philadelphia's last opponent. Thus, Major League Baseball wants to receive more information from subsequent testing before deciding it is safe for these teams to resume play... View More

Injuries

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg scratched (hand) from start against Yankees

by Mike Spector | Nationals Correspondent |
Sat, Jul 25th 4:00pm ET

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his first start against the Yankees earlier today with a nerve issue in his hand. He will be replaced by Erick Fedde... View More

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Dodgers send Alex Wood to the mound looking for a third straight win over the Giants

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Sat, Jul 25th 9:52am ET

The Los Angeles Dodgers have outscored San Francisco 17-2 in two games this season. They look to continue their dominance with Alex Wood on the mound, while the Giants have yet to name a starter... View More

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Twins-White Sox line changes significantly after pitching change

by Mike Spector | Twins Correspondent |
Sat, Jul 25th 9:09am ET

As of last night, the Twins were scheduled to send Rich Hill to the mound to oppose Dallas Keuchel for the White Sox. At that time, the Twins were -215 ML favorites. However, Minnesota announced right-hander Randy Dobnak will replace Hill for this start, and are now -125 favorites according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Kershaw late scratch from start for the Dodgers

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 23rd 7:59pm ET

With the Dodgers and Giants scheduled start just hours away, Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw was scratched from the start with a stiff back and will be placed on the IL. He is replaced by Dustin May, who becomes the first Dodgers rookie to start on Opening Day since Fernando Valenzuela in 1981... View More

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Yankees-Nationals line on the rise after Juan Soto's news

by Mike Spector | Nationals Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 23rd 3:50pm ET

Washington Nationals star Juan Soto tested positive for the coronavirus afternoon. He will be out indefinitely from the lineup while he quarantines... View More

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Dodgers pitcher David Price will not play in 2020

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Sun, Jul 5th 9:39am ET

Newly acquired pitcher David Price told the Los Angeles Dodgers that he will not pitch for them in 2020, citing health concerns and possible risks for his family according to ESPN... View More

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Defending champion Nationals to host Yankees on Opening Day

by Mike Spector | Nationals Correspondent |
Sun, Jun 28th 9:00am ET

According to sources confirmed to ESPN, the Washington Nationals will begin defense of their World Series crown by taking on the New York Yankees on Opening Day. Though the official 60-game schedule has not been finalized, word of the Nationals-Yankees matchup had been revealed... View More

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